Metric unveils new single, plus tour with Imagine Dragons

Metric Unveils New Single, The Shade”
New Album To Be Released in September and Available for Preorder June 2
North American Tour With Imagine Dragons Kicks Off June 3


Revealing the first official new music following their internationally celebrated and award-winning last album Synthetica (2012), Metric returns today with “The Shade”—available via iTunes HERE, on YouTube HERE and on Spotify HERE. More details on the band’s sixth album will be forthcoming including a pre-order starting on June 2. Metric is confirmed as Imagine Dragons very special guests on a run of North American dates starting next month.

“The Shade” was written and recorded at the Beastie Boys’ legendary Oscilloscope Studios in NYC and at the band’s own Giant Studios in Toronto. The track’s sensibility and tone fits seamlessly alongside the band’s previous work, which has yielded multiple chart-topping radio hits around the world with songs such as “Help I’m Alive,” “GoldGuns Girls,” “Youth Without Youth” and “Breathing Underwater.”

June 3 @ Moda Center Portland, OR
June 5 @ Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary, AB
June 6 @ Rexall Place Edmonton, AB
June 8 @ MTS Centre Winnipeg, MB
June 9 @ Xcel Energy Center St. Paul, MN
June 10 @ CenturyLink Center Omaha, NE
June 12 @ Scotiatrade Center St. Louis, MO
June 13 @ BMO Harris Bradley Center Milwaukee, WI
June 15 @ Allstate Arena Rosemont, IL
June 16 @ KFC Yum! Center Louisville, KY
June 18 @ Nationwide Arena Columbus, OH
June 19 @ Consol Energy Centre Pittsburgh, PA
June 22 @ Quicken Loans Arena Cleveland, OH
June 23 @ Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills, MI
June 24 @ First Niagara Center Buffalo, NY
June 29 @ Prudential Center Newark, NJ
June 30 @ Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY
July 1 @ TD Garden Boston, MA
July 3 @ Bell Centre Montreal, QC
July 4 @ Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON
July 6 @ Verizon Center Washington, DC
July 7 @ Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte, NC
July 8 @ Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN
July 10 @ Amalie Arena Tampa, FL
July 11 @ BB&T Sunrise, FL
July 13 @ FedEX Forum Memphis, TB
July 14 @ Philips Arena Atlanta, GA
July 16 @ Toyota Center Houston, TX
July 17 @ American Airlines Arena Dallas, TX
July 20 @ Honda Center Anaheim, CA
July 21 @ Viejas Arena San Diego, CA
July 24 @ The Forum Los Angeles, CA
July 25 @ US Airways Center Phoenix, AZ
July 27 @ Pepsi Center Denver, CO
July 28 @ Energy Solutions Arena Salt Lake City, UT
July 30 @ Rogers Arena Vancouver, BC
July 31 @ Tacoma Dome Tacoma, WA
August 1 @ Taco Bell Arena Boise, ID

Additional Tour & Ticket Information HERE

James Villa